LARA O Crianza 10º Anniversary
Appellation Ribera del Duero
Varieties: Tempranillo 95%, Grenache 5%. Average production 4500 kg/Ha
Soil type: Calcareous
Location of the vineyards: Manual selection of vineyards over 70 years old located in Aranda de Duero, La Horra and Gumiel de Mercado (Burgos).
Type of cultivation: Sustainable agriculture.
Alcoholic fermentation: In concrete tanks with indigenous yeasts.
Malolactic fermentation: In 225L and 300L French and Hungarian barrels.
Aged in 225L and 300L French and Hungarian oak barrels (75% French, 25% Hungarian) for 18 months.
Alcoholic content: 14.5º.
Production: 2756 numbered bottles. 750 ml
Visual phase: Garnet red color with medium-high robe and violet rim.
Nose: Balsamic, mineral, floral, red fruit, fine spices, cocoa.
Tasting phase: very elegant wine, character and delicacy. Red and black fruit, floral, tobacco and black licorice. Excellent structure, delicate and long. Perfectly balanced tannins that give it length and freshness.
Keeps for 25 years.
Recommended serving temperature 18 ºC
This wine was created especially for friends and members of the Territorio Luthier club to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the founding of the winery in 2008.
It is also the first red wine to be released on the market made in the new winery, which was inaugurated in 2018.
Made entirely in concrete tanks, with a higher percentage of new wood than usual in this winery.
Fernando Ortiz, winemaker of the winery explains the wine Lara O 10th anniversary 2018.